Former Florida Tech Soccer Standout Eva Banton Succeeding On Pitch In Sauðárkrókur, Iceland

By  //  July 4, 2017

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Banton is a graduate of Viera High School

After finishing up her career at Florida Tech, Eva Banton has found a home with Tindastóll Football Club in Sauðárkrókur, Iceland. (Florida Tech image)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – After finishing up her career at Florida Tech, Eva Banton has found a home with Tindastóll Football Club in Sauðárkrókur, Iceland.

The local product out of Melbourne, Florida and Viera High School has started two matches for Tindastóll, scoring one goal over 180 minutes. Banton’s lone goal of the year was the game-winner in her squad’s 2-1 victory over Fylkir on June 2.

Banton has enjoyed her time in Sauðárkrókur.

The most amazing things about Iceland to me right now are the people and scenery,” said Banton.

“The people here are so generous and kind and have made me feel at home and like I’m a part of a family.”

The scenery, such as the mountains, waterfalls and springs, are beautiful and unlike anything I have ever seen.”

A 2017 graduate from Florida Tech, Banton was a four-year starter for Florida Tech from 2013-16.

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A local product out of Viera, Florida, Banton along with teammates Keira McCarthy and Ciera Misner were recognized on the All-SSC Second Team

She started all 69 games she appeared in her career, recording 22 points on nine goals and four assists.

As a sophomore, Banton was a Daktronics Second Team All-South Region selection in 2014 and named to the All-Sunshine State Conference Second Team and NSCAA All-South Region Second Team her junior season in 2015.

In her final season with the Crimson and Gray, she raked in Second Team All-SSC honors.

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